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h_phc_2016a_2016-03-15t13:32:45z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/15/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1316



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1316 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:08 PM -- HB 16-1316




Representative Rosenthal, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1316 to the committee. The bill amends the Colorado Children's Code to clarify the procedures for determining proper venue in dependency and neglect cases. The bill states that a child who is placed in the legal custody of a county department shall be deemed, for the entire period of the placement, to reside in the county in which the child's legal parent or guardian resides or is located.



02:12 PM --
Dorothy Macias, Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Macias responded to questions from the committee.



02:22 PM --
Pat Ratliff, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ratliff responded to questions from the committee.



02:27 PM --
Peg Rudden, Court-Appointed Special Advocate, testified in support of the bill.



02:29 PM --
Steve Moreno, Weld County Commissioner, testified regarding the bill.



02:30 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County Commissioner, testified regarding the bill.



02:32 PM



Ms. Kirkmeyer responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM




Representative Rosenthal gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1316
TIME: 02:35:13 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1316 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with one excused.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Excused
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:36 PM



Representative Primavera recessed the committee.










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